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France's World Cup heroes to parade on Champs-Elysees - 07/16/2018

Paris - France's homecoming World Cup champions will parade down the Champs-Elysees in Paris on Monday afternoon, the French football federation announced.   Les Bleus are expected to arrive at...

Saudi Arabia opens first movie theatre in more than 35 years - 04/19/2018

RIYADH, Amr Mostafa and Nehal El-Sherif (dpa)– Saudi Arabia on Wednesday opened its first commercial movie theatre, ending a ban of more than 35 years on cinemas in the conservative kingdom. Saudi...

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan free on bail after brief jail stay - 04/09/2018

NEW DELHI, Siddhartha Kumar (dpa)- Bollywood megastar Salman Khan, who was sentenced this week to five years in jail for the killing of protected deer, was released from a prison in northern India...

Russell Crowe to hold 'divorce auction' in Sydney - 04/07/2018

SYDNEY, Subel Bhandari (dpa) - Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe's prized possessions are up for grabs in a multimillion-dollar auction that will take place in Sydney on Saturday. It falls on his...

Rocking with the Nazis? Old songs dredge up bad memories in Germany - 03/31/2018

DUSSELDORF, Bettina Groenewald and Hannah Wagner (dpa)- A German politician wanted a simple conference about German culture and heritage. Instead, a folk singer's gift has Germans asking whether a...

New EU rules mean travellers can watch online shows from abroad - 03/29/2018

BRUSSELS (dpa) - New EU rules coming into effect next month will allow Europeans to watch their online film or television subscription services during trips to other member states. At present,...

Inaugural Eurovision winner Lys Assia dies - 03/26/2018

BERLIN (dpa)- The winner of the first Eurovision Song Contest has died in her native Switzerland, it was announced late Saturday. Lys Assia, 94, died Saturday at Zurich's Zollikerberg Hospital,...

After the G20 riots in Hamburg, now the musical: 'Welcome to Hell' - 03/16/2018

BERLIN, David Schwarz (dpa)- The massive street riots in Hamburg during the G20 summit last summer made the news worldwide. Now a musical produced in Berlin is looking at those events from different...

Trump mourns evangelist Billy Graham: 'There was nobody like him' - 02/21/2018

Washington - US President Donald Trump is mourning Billy Graham as "a very special man," after the famed preacher's death at 99.   "The GREAT Billy Graham is dead. There was nobody like him! He...

Egypt jails singer for inciting debauchery in music video - 01/06/2018

CAIRO (dpa)- An Egyptian investigative judge on Thursday ordered a female singer jailed for 15 days pending further interrogations on charges of inciting debauchery in a music video, state-run...
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